Important Dates

Please note that dates, times and locations are subject to change.

Dates at a Glance

  • Bellarmine Bookstore’s Graduation Celebration in Hilary's on Thursday, March 12, 11:00 a.m. - 6 :00 p.m.
  • Senior Week
  • President’s Welcome to the Alumni Association in the Quad (rain location Frazier Hall) on Wednesday, May 6, from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Honors and Awards Brunch (by invitation) in Frazier Hall on Friday, May 8, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Baccalaureate Mass on Friday, May 8, at St. Agnes. Arrive at 3:15 p.m. Mass begins at 4:00 p.m.
  • Doctoral Hooding Ceremony in Knights Hall on Friday, May 8, at 6:30 p.m.
  • Doctoral Hooding Reception (by invitation) on Friday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m., Frazier Hall
  • Undergraduate Student Parent Reception on Friday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m., University Dining Hall
  • Commencement Assembly
    • Students gather on Saturday, May 9, at 9:30 a.m. in the ULA Ballroom
    • Faculty and Staff gather on Saturday, May 9, at 9:30 a.m. in the VIP 1 and VIP 2 rooms
  • Map of the Kentucky Exposition Center (pdf) Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 9, at 11:00 a.m. in Freedom Hall inside the Kentucky Fair and Expo Center

Spring 2020 President's Welcome from the Alumni Association

President’s Welcome to the Alumni Association
Join us on Wednesday, May 6, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Quad (rain location Frazier Hall) for a campus celebration of your induction into the Alumni Association. There will be food, champagne, brews, refreshments, music, and a gift for each May 2020 graduate. President Donovan will be on hand to thank the Class of 2020 for everything you have contributed to the campus community and officially welcome you as lifetime members of the Bellarmine Alumni Association. 

University Honors and Awards Brunch

Friday, May 8 • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. • Frazier Hall • By invitation

The University will host an Honors and Awards Brunch on Friday, May 8, in Frazier Hall. Award recipients and students graduating from the Honors Program will receive an invitation to this event.

Baccalaureate Mass

Friday, May 8 • 4 p.m. • St. Agnes Church (1920 Newburg Road)

All members of the Bellarmine community and their guests are invited to attend. Graduates, faculty, and staff members will gather at 3:15 p.m. in full academic regalia (cap, gown, and hood) in St. Aloysius Hall, beneath the church. The processional begins at approximately 3:45 p.m. and Mass begins at 4:00 p.m. Any graduate who would like to be a part of the planning for the Baccalaureate Mass should contact Ms. Laura Kline, Director of Campus Ministry, at 502.272.7051. Readers, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, Servers, and Musicians are needed.